Joint MECC/JPHR-EPEP Workshop
- Held at Mar Mina [Coptic Orthodox] Monastery in Alexandria-Egypt from July
10-14, 2006, this joint JPHR/EPEP (Ecumenical Popular Education Program)
workshop on the "Educational Text and its Role in Spreading a Culture of
Human Rights" brought together around 150 participants from the different
regions and churches in Egypt. The meeting focused on Education as a way
to promote human rights. The methodology used focused on dialogue about
human rights violations and ways to defend them, through group discussions.
"'The life of the words" was the title of a training session conducted by
Zahi Azar, Director of EPEP. Researches and studies conducted earlier by
each participant on different subjects were presented and discussed in
plenary sessions. At the end of the workshop, participants received a
Diploma from the Egyptian ministry of Education.
Middle East Council of Churches
Office of International Ecumenical Relations P.O. Box 5376, Beirut, Lebanon
Guirgis Ibrahim Saleh, General Secretary mecc@... or